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Safran and China Eastern Airlines create landing gear MRO joint venture

China Eastern Airlines and Safran Landing Systems have combined their respective areas of expertise to create a world-class center of excellence in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of landing gear on Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 commercial airplanes. The new company, Xi’an Eastern Safran Landing Systems Services, Ltd., will be based in Xi’an, already the main maintenance hub...

Rolls-Royce wins $1.5bn Trent 700 order from China Eastern Airlines

Rolls-Royce has won a $1.5bn order from China Eastern Airlines for Trent 700 engines to power 15 Airbus A330 aircraft. The order also includes long-term TotalCare® engine support services. The aircraft are in addition to the 51 Trent 700 powered A330s that China Eastern Airlines already operates. The Trent 700 delivers the best fuel burn, emissions and noise performance, resulting in mar...

Jeppesen Teams with China Eastern to Establish First Paperless Airline Operations in China

China Eastern Airlines recently received authorization from the Civil Aviation Administration of China to operate in a fully digital capacity, using Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro as part of its electronic flight bag (EFB) solution. Jeppesen, a Boeing company, teamed with China Eastern to gain the milestone authorization, as China Eastern is the first airline in China to achieve paperless operating status...

China Eastern gets EFB approval for Airbus and Boeing jets

China Eastern Airlines has secured approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to install electronic flight bags on its Airbus A320, Boeing 737 and 777 aircraft. The approval comes after the airline successfully implemented the system on its Airbus A330 fleet in 2014, using the type to conduct trials. It then filed an application with the CAAC to install the system on A...

Boeing, China Eastern Airlines Finalize Order for 15 787-9 Dreamliners

Boeing and China Eastern Airlines today finalized an order for 15 787-9 Dreamliners. The order, valued at nearly $4 billion at current list prices, strengthens China Eastern's expanding long-haul fleet. "We are very happy to introduce the new 787 Dreamliners into our long-haul fleet," said China Eastern Airlines Chairman Liu Shaoyong. "The addition of...